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Two things:

1. With the way the oil filters look after 10,000 miles, why would you ever want to stretch it to 20,000? The filter would end up looking like a raisin and if it has a pressure-bypass mechanism in it, that oil could end up unfiltered for thousands of miles

2. When my kids were babies, some genius at one of the big diaper manufacturers came out with the "2 week diaper", (no, we did NOT try it).  Just because it can be done does not mean it's a good idea.

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Probably not, until we show them pictures of oil filters that overstayed their welcome! LOL  

We have had several high-dollar repairs in the last year due to poor oil changes, extended intervals, etc. 

I even wrote a post for our Google+ page entitled "Oil Change Disasters". I'll find it somewhere and share the link. People tend to get it when we show them a picture

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